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authorIan Jackson <>2018-07-01 12:00:07 +0100
committerIan Jackson <>2018-07-01 12:22:42 +0100
commit441a1663d98b29d735e2d9392a5cfc84d7cf00f0 (patch)
treea606e905b752ffe6006b9463fdf17b00034de1d5 /dgit.1
parentd561b2284c6e988d70794c9871d44c3bb5f0463f (diff)
dgit(1): Document as-yet-unwritten `dgit checkout'
Signed-off-by: Ian Jackson <>
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diff --git a/dgit.1 b/dgit.1
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--- a/dgit.1
+++ b/dgit.1
@@ -109,6 +109,22 @@ branch
.BI remotes/dgit/dgit/ suite
into the current branch.
+\fBdgit checkout\fR \fIsuite\fR
+Checks out the local branch
+.BR dgit/ \fIsuite\fR.
+If the branch does not exist,
+dgit checkout creates it,
+and sets it up the same way as dgit clone would.
+In that case, if
+the archive remote tracking branch does not exist,
+dgit checkout will do a dgit fetch first.
+NB: dgit checkout will only do a fetch if it has to.
+If you already have the suite branch,
+and want to merge your branch with updates from the archive,
+use dgit pull.
\fBdgit build\fR ...
.B dpkg-buildpackage